There can be two interpretations of algorithmic governance, being governed by algorithmic systems and/or governing the use of algorithmic systems in taking decisions that impact human society.
This session will take a critical, deep-dive into what this means and will explore this through the following reading material with an objective to produce a short article summarizing the views from our discussions.
Readings: [Mandatory for this session]
1) Algorithms, Governance, and Governmentality http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0162243915587360
2) Governing Algorithms: A Provocation Piece https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2245322
NOTE : Please join Slack via http://bit.ly/ai-ethics-signup as we will be actively discussing things there leading up to the session.
Format : [Session will start sharp 6:30 pm]
6:35-6:40 Break out into groups
6:40-7:00 Discussion of groups [suggested time 10 minutes per paper]
7:00-7:30 Group discussion
7:30-7:55 Group presentations
7:55-8:00 Session wrap-up